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Sacramento weather bureau is where the storm action is

SACRAMENTO – It’s the nerve center for weather forecasting from Shasta to Stanislaus counties, covering the high peaks of the Sierra to the valley floor. And on Friday, the Sa ...

Ban on outdoor yard waste fires keeps Auburn backyard leaf burns on hold

Unusually dry and warmer than normal, early winter weather in the foothills has caused the Placer County Air Pollution Control District to ban outdoor burning since mid-December. ...

From skeptic to believer? Climate change turnabout stirs debate

A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Tempe ...